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be considered black. but officially jamaicans broke down in color into the shades white, olive, then light brown, then dark brown. then black. this was -- it was official. and if you guessed that it was better to be on the lighter end of that scale, you would be right. it made a huge difference in their potential for success even today. decades later. if you think that color test in jamaica didn't exist here in the united states, you would be dead wrong. there was something called the brown paper bag test. yes. in the u.s. it was started in the early 1900s. the african-american community. it was considered that if you were darker than a brown paper bag you weren't allowed to join certain social groups, fraternities, churches. 22-year-old teacher kiara lee does not want the lessons from the past to escape the youth of today and she's teaching young children the importance of something called colorism no matter how harsh that lesson is. soledad o'brien reports. >> we are even in the same grade. >> kiara lee recently graduate prosecuted the university of richmond. her passion is educating children
manslaughter for a crash on saturday that killed his teammate. police say brent was pulling jerry brown out of the car when they arrived. dallas coach jason garrett talked about his players just a few minutes ago. >> obviously this is a very difficult situation, a tragedy occurred to our football team. in the last couple of days. and we lost jerry brown, practiced roster player for us who we picked up earlier in the year. and it's been really emotion for everybody and as the head coach of the team, i have to talk to the team and i have to inform them what happened, give them the news and then try to offer some perspective. you know, i talked a lot got the value of a teammate. fortunately i've been on a lot of teams in michigan liy life a that word team mait is really, really special. and jerry's one of our teammates. >>> in california, campus police shot and killed a graduate student at california state university in san baernardinobe. police say the student was shot and killed after he became aggressive and got into an altercation with officers in the hall ray of the dorm. >>> and a shooti
for desegregation, brown against board of education, too soon. >> reporter: but everyone says this is a conservative court. why are you doing it now? >> because ted is a conservative guy. there are lots of conservative people, the idea that civil rights and human rights is exclusively a liberal preserve, i think it is flat wrong. >> reporter: their clients have faith their lawyers will win. will david and ted be at the wedding? >> they better be. >> they just might officiate the wedding. >> right. that would be interesting. >> reporter: or they could be best man. >> man and man, right? >> in our wedding and in life. >> reporter: in the end, it will be a decision for the high court. last time you went to the supreme court, didn't go so well for you. what is going to be different this time with the two of you together? >> well, one thing, i've got ted on my side. >> the one thing different, this time we got all the votes i can persuade, there will be no votes left on the other side. >> reporter: no recount? >> no recount. >> again, gloria borger reporting. the supreme court will hear oral arguments be
, linebacker jerry brown jr. was killed early yesterday when the car he was riding in hit a curb at high speed in irving, texas. police say the mercedes went 900 feet, flipped and caught fire. police say that nose tackle josh brent was pulling brown out of the car when they arrived. brown was killed and brent was under the influence. >> mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. after he pchbled those field sobriety tests, along with our officer's observations and the conversations they had with him, brent was taken into custody for driving under the influence. >>> and update to last week's tragedy that shocked the kansas city chief. the first dash cam video here shows police talking to belcher after they found him apparently sleeping in his car. he was not arrested and belcher told police he was going to an apartment to see a woman. listen to what police told him in this video released by kansas city police. >> you live right here? then you just need to go upstairs, dude. >> okay, that's going to be your best bet. >> we're trying to cut you a break here. >> now i want you
in the wake of tragedy. this player, jerry brown jr., of the dallas cowboys, died early yesterday in a car accident. brown was a passenger. the driver was his teammate, josh brent, who now has a $500,000 bond while facing charges he killed someone while driving drunk. police say brent's mercedes was moving very fast when he hurt a curb and flipped. josh brent has a history of dui. >>> an update to last week's tragedy in kansas city. new video released by police show javon bell cher hours before he killed his girlfriend then his. dash cam video shows police talking to belcher after they found him sleeping in his car. listen to what police told him in this advice i don't released by kansas city police. >> you live right here? >> yeah. >> okay, that's going to be your best bet. >> we're trying to cut you a break here. >> belcher told police he was going to a nearby apartment to see a woman. >>> a cloud of political uncertainty is hanging over venezuela. president chavez announced his cancer has returned and he is traveling to cuba for surgery for a third time. but this time the 58-year-old le
you. >>> the dallas cowboys took the field today without two players. jerry brown jr. was killed early yesterday when the car he was riding in hit a curb at high speed in irving, texas. police say the mercedes went 900 feet, flipped and caught fire. police say cowboys nose tackle was pulling him from the burnt car when they arrived. brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sob ryety tests. after the tests, based on his performance, along with our officer's observations and the conversations they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. >> brent did not enter a plea this morning. bail is at $500,000. >>> an update to last week's tragedy that shocked the kansas city chiefs, new video shows belcher hours before he killed his girlfriend then himself. the first video shows police talking to belcher after they found him apparently sleeping in his car. he was not arrested and belcher told police he was going to an apa
that terrorists could use it against the people. >>> and linebacker jerry brown, a dallas cowboy, a member of the team's practice squad was pronounced dead at the hospital. he was riding in a car driven by josh brent, the starting nose tackle. brent has been arrested on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. police say the player's mercedes was traveling at high speed when it hit a curb, flipped and caught fire. >>> and same-sex couples getting their day in court. today, the supreme court decided to hear cases regarding federal laws, one regarding the defense of marriage act, or doma, involving couples legally married in their own state. the other is a challenge to california's prop 8, which took away the rates of same-sex marriage that had been previously approved by state courts. >>> the top story this hour, a man considered the leader of a terrorist network, now in custody in egypt. this is why we're paying attention to this man. u.s. officials believe his group had something to do with the attack in libya that killed the american ambassador and three other u.s. citizens. our national
the same thing about chris brown and rihanna? the day she turned up battered and bruised did anybody suspect that chris brown was a batterer? >> here's what i will say about that, carol. there's a lot of things that go unspoken we know in situations. and i think that there's always those report that is come after like we heard in the chris brown and rihanna situation that they had a bit of a volatile relationship. some people made it sound as easy as, well, they loved hard. they fought a lot but they loved very hard and you hear that phrase a lot of times. in this situation now with jovan belcher and kasandra perkins, they fought but no one really thought anything of it. one of her friends gave an interview to a newspaper yesterday saying she told me they had had an argument a couple days before and everything was fine now. sometimes and chiefs quarterback brady quinn made this point yesterday after the game. he said sometimes you have to -- when you ask someone how they're doing or what's going on, you have to mean it and want to know what is going on. >> exactly. thanks so much. >>
you want. walmart. >>> a young woman uses a brown paper bag to show kids a tough lesson on the history of judging people by their skin color. soledad o'brien has more on today's segment of "black in america." >> -- even in the same grade. >> reporter: kiara lee recently graduated from the university of richmond. her passion is educating children about colorism. >> tell me about that. why did the teacher not call on him? >> because she ugly. >> reporter: she is 7 years old and her mother is worried her little girl is already getting the message, dark skin is bad. >> i think my skin is ugly. >> why do you think it's ugly? >> because i don't want to be dark. >> you don't want to be dark? >> no. i want to be light skinned. >> why? >> because light skinned is pretty. >> you think so? >> yes. >> can somebody tell me what that means? >> my stance is, teach the children what it is, show them the history, make them aware of this issue so that when they go to school, when they go out in the world, they're armed with this information. because he wants to buy her, because her skin is lighter. you
in a single car accident involving a teammate. police say brown was in the passenger seat of a car that hit a curb and flipped over in the dallas area this morning. police have arrested the driver, cowboys player, joshua brent on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. the spokesperson said the organization is deeply saddened by this news and the passing of jerry brown. our hearts and sympathies are with the members of jerry's family and all of those who knew him and loved him. we'll be right back. [ knock on door ] cool, you found it. wow. nice place. yeah. [ chuckles ] the family thinks i'm out shipping these. smooth move. you used priority mail flat-rate boxes. if it fits, it ships for a low, flat rate. paid for postage online and arranged a free pickup. and i'm gonna track them online, too. nice. between those boxes and this place, i'm totally staying sane this year. do i smell snickerdoodles? maybe. [ timer dings ] gotta go. [ male announcer ] priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. only from the postal service. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894
to mind, brown versus the board of education, that sat on people's desks for a long time and a bunch of different cases that all sort of folded in to it. loving versus virginia. that was interracial marriage. that was another case that sat around a long time because it seemed as though the supreme court, differently configured supreme court, actually wanted to wait and let the country lead. and when you look right now, even some people who have been fighting for same-sex marriage for years say the math and the map don't make the supreme court taking this up right now a certainty. >> your law professors are so thrilled with you right now, joe johns, that you could just spout that off and i'm impressed. joe johns, thank you very much for that. see you probably friday. for the record, folks, nine states plus d.c. have legalized same-sex marriage to date. exit polls of last month's elections show that a slight majority of voters think that gay marriage should be legal in their states. >>> moving on now. rain, wind and snow are hammering the west coast. three separate storms in just one w
that killed teammate jerry brown, jr. police believe brent was drunk when he flipped his mercedes yesterday morning. >>> we have an update to last week's tragedy in kansas city. new video released by police shows chiefs linebacker javon belcher hours before he killed his girlfriend and then himself. the police dashcam video shows officers talking to belcher after they found him apparently sleeping in his car. >> you live right here? then you just need to go upstairs, dude. >> okay. that's going to be your best bet. >> we're trying to cut you a break here. >> belcher told police he was going to a nearby apartment to see a woman. >>> gay couples living in washington made history joining in the first legal same-sex marriages in the state. sarah and emily cover were the first to get married at the king county courthouse in seattle. >> we're totally in love with each other, and we support each other through good times and tough times just like any other marriage, and so it's really important to us that we can honor that love with each other through marriage. >> the governor signed the voter appr
encephalopattie. you see the brown spots in that is the accumulation of toxic proteins. what can happen is that with repeated injury and over a period of years and years these proteins accumulate and if -- often there's nothing you can do, and they actually can interfere with the way that the brain functions. you can just see it so clearly in those images. >> you know, one of the critical questions a lot of parents obviously have as their kids get involved in sports and progress through, you know, football or hockey or all those sports where you can suffer repeated traumas, what's critical here is that it's not just the concussions that you have to be worried about according to the study, right? >> right. this study -- these folks didn't necessarily have a whole lot of concussions. we're talking about 68 people who they looked at. some of them it was just a matter of, you know, repeated head injuries, you know, and just being sort of batted around over the years. now, it's interesting that the folks in the study were between the ages of 17 and 98, and what they could see was that the in
people straight. california governor jerry brown signed the law not too long ago, which is scheduled to go into effect the first of the year. but this judge now says that may not work because it could trample the first amendment rights of therapists. >>> coming up next, police are frantically searching for this 11-year-old little girl, a cancer patient. she was last seen right here in the surveillance video walking out of the hospital doors with her mom. now, doctors worry her life is in danger. we have the latest on the investigation next. can your hearing aid do this? lyric can. lyric can. lyric can. lyric by phonak is the world's only 24/7, 100% invisible hearing device. it's tiny. but that might be the least revolutionary thing about lyric. lyric can be worn 24/7 for up to four months, without battery changes. call 1-800-511-3035 for a risk-free trial. cookie: there's absolutely no way anyone can see it even if they get right up to my ear. michael: wake up, go to sleep...showering, running, all your activities. lyric can also give you exceptionally clear, natural sound in quiet a
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